Korean Women on International Women’s Day

Korean Women on International Women’s Day

Pyongyang, March 8 (KCNA) — The women in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea enjoy International Women’s Day amid the blessings and congratulations at worksites, streets and families.

Kim Jong Un, first secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and first chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, guided a flight drill of the KPA Air and Anti-Air Force Unit 2620 honored with the Title of O Jung Hup-led 7th Regiment.Kim Jong Un guided the flight drill of airwomen of the unit.

As soon as the drill started, airwomen fully demonstrated their aeronautics cultivated through their drive for carrying out the training order given by the Supreme Commander. Noting that all those who participated in the drill are women but they successfully conducted flight for combat despite bad weather, he praised them for being very high in ideological and moral spirit and acquiring admirable flight skill as intended by the party. Meeting with them, he expressed great satisfaction over the fact that they are prepared to be able airwomen and congratulated them on their success in the drill. He gave precious instructions for further intensifying the flight training. He had a photo session with the service personnel of the unit after highly praising them for having made full preparations to go into action.

He inspected the unit after guiding the flight training. He first went round the room for the education in the revolutionary history. Recalling that President Kim Il Sung formed a unit with airwomen and leader Kim Jong Il showed deep loving care and paid deep attention to it, Kim Jong Un said this unit has performed shining feats along with the development of the nation’s air force. He showed such warm loving care as making sure that “Song of Woman Pilot” is created and sung, noting that it is pride of the WPK to have airwomen who have stoutly grown up under the wise leadership of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il.

Kim Jong Un went round bedrooms of airwomen, general lecture room for training in flight control, mess hall, subsidiary food store and various other places to take deep care of airwomen and service personnel’s living. He met with a couple of pilots. After learning in detail about their service and life, he said very admirable is the couple flying in the sky to defend the country, regarding state affair more important than family affair. Saying they are patriots to be proud of in the world, he had a photo taken with them.

He expressed great expectation and conviction that the service personnel of the unit would perform shining military feats in the struggle to protect the socialist country. He was accompanied by Choe Ryong Hae, Jang Jong Nam, Yun Tong Hyon, Ri Pyong Chol, Pak Jong Chon, Han Kwang Sang, Hwang Pyong So, Hong Yong Chil and Ma Won Chun.

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